Vintage 1960s Butterfly Wing Lady Silver Ring

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In Victorian symbolism, the butterfly represented the soul. Within religion, the cycle of a butterfly has meaning - life (caterpillar), death (chrysalis), rebirth or resurrection (butterfly).


Our vintage butterfly ring is set in sterling silver dating back to the 1960s. The ring features a stunning blue butterfly wing depicting a tropical scene, the wing is iridescent is colour with flecks of purple and green.


Although this ring is not marked Thomas L. Mott ("TLM"), he was could have made it or influenced its design. Mott was an English jewellery maker in the 1870s. The company were known for popularising butterfly wing jewellery. A surge in the demand for butterfly wing jewellery increased in the 1920s after a collection of pieces were shown at the 1924 British Exposition. In addition to his butterfly pieces, Mott also produced jewellery with colourful island-influenced motifs during the 1960s and 1970s.


ERA

Vintage, 1960s


HALLMARKS

MADE IN ENGLAND, STERLING SILVER


RING SIZE

UK - M

US - 6¼


 

MEASUREMENTS

The ring measures 1.5cm / 0.6" in height and 1.5cm / 0.6" in width.


WEIGHT

2.52g


CONDITION

The ring is in excellent condition.


SKU

4307


ABOUT US

Mayveda Jewellery was founded by Tiffany and Gillian. Inspired by their great, great Grandmother ‘Mayveda’ the brand was created to celebrate one-of-a-kind fine antique jewellery and expertly crafted designer vintage costume jewellery. Mayveda seeks pieces of jewellery of the highest quality and historical significance.


When we own a piece of antique or costume jewellery we become a custodian holding onto it and adding to it’s already rich history.

In Victorian symbolism, the butterfly represented the soul. Within religion, the cycle of a butterfly has meaning - life (caterpillar), death (chrysalis), rebirth or resurrection (butterfly).


Our vintage butterfly ring is set in sterling silver dating back to the 1960s. The ring features a stunning blue butterfly wing depicting a tropical scene, the wing is iridescent is colour with flecks of purple and green.


Although this ring is not marked Thomas L. Mott ("TLM"), he was could have made it or influenced its design. Mott was an English jewellery maker in the 1870s. The company were known for popularising butterfly wing jewellery. A surge in the demand for butterfly wing jewellery increased in the 1920s after a collection of pieces were shown at the 1924 British Exposition. In addition to his butterfly pieces, Mott also produced jewellery with colourful island-influenced motifs during the 1960s and 1970s.


ERA

Vintage, 1960s


HALLMARKS

MADE IN ENGLAND, STERLING SILVER


RING SIZE

UK - M

US - 6¼


 

MEASUREMENTS

The ring measures 1.5cm / 0.6" in height and 1.5cm / 0.6" in width.


WEIGHT

2.52g


CONDITION

The ring is in excellent condition.


SKU

4307


ABOUT US

Mayveda Jewellery was founded by Tiffany and Gillian. Inspired by their great, great Grandmother ‘Mayveda’ the brand was created to celebrate one-of-a-kind fine antique jewellery and expertly crafted designer vintage costume jewellery. Mayveda seeks pieces of jewellery of the highest quality and historical significance.


When we own a piece of antique or costume jewellery we become a custodian holding onto it and adding to it’s already rich history.

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Christmas Delivery

UK:
Monday 20th December
Rest of World :
Wednesday 1st December


UK

- Sent tracked by the Royal Mail.
2-3 working days delivery time.

- Next Working Day delivery option available at checkout.

International

- Free shipping sent tracked by the DHL / Parcel Force 5-7 Working Days.

- Express delivery option available at checkout.

*Made to Order

Most "Made to Order" pieces require 2-3 weeks to be handmade.

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Ring Size Guide
UK US EUROPE Diameter (mm)
Size J 5 49 15.6mm
Size K 5 1/2 50 16.0mm
Size L 6 51 16.4mm
Size M 6 1/2 53 16.8mm
Size N 7 54 17.2mm
Size O 7 1/2 55 17.6mm
Size P 8 56 18.0mm
 
Bracelet Size Guide
WOMEN LENGTH
Petite 7"/ 17.7cm
Medium 7.5" / 19cm
Large 8.5" / 21.5cm
Extra Large 9" / 22.8
 
Necklace Length Guide
14" Necklace - fits just around then like a chocker.
16" Necklace - will fall around the base of the neck similar to a collar. The fall of the necklace will depend on the individual size of the wearers neck.
18" Necklace - will fall below the throat at the collarbone.
20" Necklace - will fall a few inches below the collar bone, this length is perfect for a lower neckline.
22" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline.
24" Necklace - will fall below a standard neckline..
36" Necklace - will fall bellow the bust.

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